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  • Big dough goes to NBAF PR

    The N.C. Consortium received more than a quarter-million dollars in public funds from the Golden LEAF Foundation to pay for an "educational" campaign touting their views about siting the National Agro and Bio Defense Facility in Butner.
  • Jesse Helms: unabashed

    In a 1974 interview, Jesse Helms talks to Jack Bass of the Southern Oral History Program about the Republican Party, desegregation, and the political re-alignment in North Carolina.




  • Free wine all around

    Learn the Dos and Don'ts for wine tastings, then visit Chapel Hill Wine Co., Wine Authorities, Great Grapes, Seaboard Wine and Total Wine


  • N.C. Theatre's <i>Peter Pan</i>
  • N.C. Theatre's Peter Pan

    It's a question as to whether younger children—the target audience for the play—will have the patience for the slow-paced production.
  • Little Green Pig's Goin' a Buffalo

    It seems wrongheaded to fault the actors in Goin' a Buffalo with playing at their characters more than actually playing them. After all, how could the show be truly camp if it were otherwise?


  • Lumbee Indians protest G105 DJ Bob Dumas
  • Lumbee Indians protest G105 DJ Bob Dumas

    Independent Voices producer Adair Hill brings us this piece about Lumbee activists and supporters in their campaign against racist hate speech on a Clear Channel Radio Station, G105 in Raleigh.


  • A darker <i>Knight</i>
  • A darker Knight

    While 2005's Batman Begins was director Christopher Nolan's indictment of society's fear of terrorism, its sequel is a nuanced, occasionally convoluted examination of the consequences of the Bush Doctrine.


  • Everybody out of the pool
  • Everybody out of the pool

    Swimming in heavily chlorinated pools can cause asthma, absorption of toxic levels of chlorine products through the skin, and even erosion of dental enamel.
  • Realtors are altruistic

    What Sorg fails to mention is that our advocacy efforts to successfully defeat a proposed real estate transfer tax in 19 counties over the past eight months have resulted in a $55 million savings to taxpayers in those counties.


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